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Alita: Battle Angel (2019)

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A deactivated female cyborg is revived, but cannot remember anything of her past life and goes on a quest to find out who she is.

Director:

Robert Rodriguez

Writers:

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rosa Salazar ... Alita
Christoph Waltz ... Dr. Dyson Ido
Jennifer Connelly ... Chiren
Mahershala Ali ... Vector
Ed Skrein ... Zapan
Jackie Earle Haley ... Grewishka
Keean Johnson ... Hugo
Jorge Lendeborg Jr. ... Tanji
Lana Condor ... Koyomi
Idara Victor ... Nurse Gerhad
Jeff Fahey ... McTeague
Eiza González ... Nyssiana
Derek Mears ... Romo
Leonard Wu ... Kinuba
Racer Maximiliano Rodriguez-Avellan Racer Maximiliano Rodriguez-Avellan ... Claymore
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Storyline

Alita is a creation from an age of despair. Found by the mysterious Dr. Ido while trolling for cyborg parts, Alita becomes a lethal, dangerous being. She cannot remember who she is, or where she came from. But to Dr. Ido, the truth is all too clear. She is the one being who can break the cycle of death and destruction left behind from Tiphares. But to accomplish her true purpose, she must fight and kill. And that is where Alita's true significance comes to bear. She is an angel from heaven. She is an angel of death. Written by Anthony Harmon

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Discover a Bold New World and a Brave New Hero. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and for some language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

14 February 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alita: Anjo de Combate See more »

Filming Locations:

Austin, Texas, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$170,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$28,250,000, 17 February 2019

Gross USA:

$82,346,292, 19 March 2019
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Christoph Waltz was recommended to director Robert Rodriguez by their mutual friend, Quentin Tarantino. Tarantino directed Waltz to two Oscar wins in Inglourious Basterds (2009) and Django Unchained (2012), and he has been a long-time friend and collaborator of Rodriguez since the early 1990s. See more »

Goofs

In the frame where Alita is preparing to smash two bottles in a jump, the bottles themselves are empty, but in the next frame they hit the opponents' heads and spray foam. See more »

Quotes

Alita: [blinding Grewishka] *FUCK* Your Mercy
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Crazy Credits

The title doesn't appear until the end of the movie. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Monkey in the Morning: Well... F*ck (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Swan Song
Written by Robin Fredriksson, Junkie XL, Dua Lipa, Mattias Larsson, Justin Tranter and Kennedi Lykken
Performed by Dua Lipa
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Anime has finally come on board!
5 February 2019 | by jameswwfilmSee all my reviews

I've always loved Anime, and it's always been frustrating watching Hollywood movies destroy it (Ghost in the shell). Alita however did an amazing job in fusing Hollywood and Anime. I believe it was a great story adaptation by James Cameron, breathtaking action scenes and directing by Rodriguez, and great casting. I saw this in 4DX 3D in Seoul and It was a roller coaster ride. I was afraid the movie might put me to sleep, but it kept me engaged and watching from beginning to end. I think the most important element for movies should be the ability to engage the audience and never let them go until the very end. This movie delivers. And also I am very proud of Director Rodriguez for taking on this enormous task. He put a lot on the line to make this film. An interesting thing I found was for some reason I felt there were elements of John Carpenter here. Overall one of the best 3D films made so far. I believe the bar has been pushed higher for all filmmakers. A must watch in 3D exerpience!


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